CPP30519 - Certificate III in Technical Security - Milcom

CPP30519 – Certificate III in Technical Security

Target market

This is a qualification for experienced security technicians who sell, install, repair, service and maintain security equipment and systems that protect people and property, and prevent or minimise loss and damage.

Technicians at this level operate independently and use discretion and judgement to plan and implement client requirements for installation, repair, service and maintenance of security equipment and systems. Occupational titles may include:

  • access security technician
  • electronic security technician
  • security equipment installer
  • service technician.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to advising on, supplying, installing, maintaining, monitoring, repairing and servicing security equipment in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

All cabling work, including telephone, data, fire and security alarm systems cabling, that connects with the telecommunications network must be performed by a registered cabler or under the direct supervision of a registered cabler as required by the Australian Communications Media Authority (ACMA) cabling provider rules. For further information on cabling registration requirements, check with ACMA.

Entry requirements

  • CPP20307 Certificate II in Technical Security,
  • or
  • CPP20319 Certificate II in Technical Security

Milcom Institute has the following admission requirements:

  • Undertake a Pre-Training Review that includes identifying the course the potential student is enrolling in is suitable and appropriate for the individual.
  • Be over the age of 18


This course will be delivered over a period of 52 weeks. Total program duration is 414 hours. Classroom Training of 14 sessions of 8 hours each, Self-Study of 25 Hours per unit x 10 units and 13 hours per week x 4 units.

Mode of delivery

This program is to be delivered in a classroom-based environment and in a simulated work environment at MILCOM’s site (to provide access to appropriate environments for the practical components of the course).

Delivery Locations:

Victoria: Unit 12, 1866 Princess Hwy, CLAYTON, VIC, 3168

New South Wales: 1/47 Parramatta Rd, Granville, NSW, 2142

Queensland: Construction Training Centre (CTC) Ian Barclay Building, 460-492 Beaudesert Road Salisbury, Queensland 4107

Pathway Information

Training Pathway

After achieving this qualification, student can advance to CPP40719 – Certificate IV in Security Management, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Funding Incentives and Subsidies

MILCOM is approved for a range of government funding programs in a number of States and Territories. Contact us on 1300 369 320 to find out whether this program is available under funding and whether you may be eligible.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)

Milcom Institute will offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT) to all students through the established process. Milcom Institute has documented policies and procedures for these processes and students encouraged to visit Milcom Institute website www.milcom.edu.au for further details.


On successful completion of this course, students will receive a CPP30519 – Certificate III in Technical Security and a Record of results. If student cannot complete all the units of competency as specified in this qualification, a Statement of Attainment will be provided to students to indicate the units they have successfully completed.

Fee information

Please contact the State Administration Manager at [email protected] or 1300 369 320 or refer to www.milcom.edu.au for further information.


We protect your fees at all times by:

  •  Maintaining a sufficient amount in our account so that so that it is able to repay all tuition fees already paid.
  •  Never charging individual students and prospective students in excess of $1,500 prior to commencement of course where the student or their representative pays the fees through direct enrolment.
  • Additional fees may apply in addition to tuition fees.

Employment Outcome:

Possible job titles include:

  • access security technician
  • electronic security technician
  • security equipment installer
  • service technician

Course Structure

The qualification has total of 14 units of competency comprising of 11 core and 3 elective units. In order to achieve the CPP30519 – Certificate III in Technical Security students must satisfactorily complete the following units of competency:

CPPCMN3006 Provide effective client service
CPPSEC3035 Recommend technical security requirements to meet client needs
CPPSEC3036 Program and configure security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3037 Test installed security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3038 Commission and decommission security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3039 Diagnose faults in electronic security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3040 Coordinate installation of security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3041 Conduct routine service of security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3053 Implement measures to secure IP networked security equipment and systems
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety
ICTTEN416 Install, configure and test an internet protocol network
CPPSEC3024 Install advanced technology security equipment and systems
CPPSEC3047 Provide estimate and quote on security system installations
CPPSEC3042 Diagnose faults in video surveillance systems and equipment

(*Indicates units having prerequisite requirements. The sequence of delivery including pre-requisites will not varied for those units.)

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